White-lipped, blue-collared and invisible
By Sarah Eleazar and Zoon Ahmed Khan, 31 Jan 2018
Privatisation in Pakistan and the erosion of a once-strong workers’ movement.
The idea of Kolkata
By Chhetria Patrakar, 28 Jan 2018
Why author Kushanava Choudhury believes his book is about the present, the Kolkata that is lived in.
Rewriting the Empire: an interview with Shrabani Basu
By Chhetria Patrakar, 27 Jan 2018
Journalist and historian Shrabani Basu talks about filling the gaps in the history of colonial India's relationship with Britain.
Galle Literary Festival begins: All dressed up but no one to see?
By Chhetria Patrakar, 26 Jan 2018
Chhetria Patrakar reports from the famed Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka.
Redefining the secular mode for India
By Romila Thapar, 17 Jan 2018
India needs to own its historical secularism, rather than reject it as an alien concept, to move the country towards more just governance.
Nuclearism, genocidal mentality and psychic numbing
By Ashis Nandy, 03 Jan 2018
On the psychopathology of the nuclear-arms race.
By Alison Shaw, 01 Jan 2018
Media reports on cousin marriages among British Pakistanis deflect from measured discussions around genetic risks.
The neoliberal aftershock
By Edward Simpson and Michele Serafini, 28 Nov 2017
How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.
The dissident pleasures of pornography
By Shohini Ghosh, 27 Nov 2017
Pornography demands an examination of the contradictions between our sexual lives and yearnings.
Identity illusions, unclassified categories
By Aditya Nigam, 21 Nov 2017
Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?